By the Numbers
The Hunting Park-East Tioga population is 6,340, with 30% of the population being under 19 years-old.
40% of Hunting Park-East Tioga residents live in poverty, while 20% of the residents live in extreme poverty.
95% of the students in Hunting Park and East Tioga attend public schools, with 71% of students graduating high school.
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME
The median household income for residents in Hunting Park-East Tioga is $21,547 per year. The median household income in the US is $59,039 per year.
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Our own Latesha Sims was in Generocity here, speaking about how, ‘marred by deep poverty, Hunting Park remains one of Philadelphia’s poorest neighbors to this day.
Our very own Tayon Whiting was featured in WHYY and you can read about how he helped battle extreme heat during the pandemic here. (Photo: Tayon Whiting delivers fans to residents in need on 10th Street. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY))
Building on the Strength and Promise of Hunting Park-East Tioga Innovative and Inclusive Urban Renewal In 2007, the H. Chase Lenfest Foundation transformed an abandoned SEPTA repair station at 3890 North 10th Street into a model community gathering space. The 52,000...
Read more about Be a Gem Crossing in the Inquirer here. (Photo courtesy of CECIL BAKER & PARTNERS)
Our very own Joshua Klaris was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal here. An excerpt about how he is charting the way forward follows. Joshua Klaris, Executive Director, North10, Philadelphia With our neighborhoods devastated by the combined stresses of a...
We were recently featured in the Inquirer here for our work distributing food in our communities. Here's an excerpt: "two years ago, North10 Philadelphia, which works to help people in the city’s Hunting Park and East Tioga neighborhood and operates the Lenfest...
We're helping by crowd-sourcing materials needed to create Restoration Stations in each classroom and improve the sensory rooms. "Trauma-sensitive classrooms often offer a “comfort zone” to their students, a safe space where children can retreat and calm down." This...
Join North10, the Office of Emergency Management, and #READYPhilly for an informative workshop about preparing your home and families for the winter. This FREE workshop will provide valuable tips and strategies, important city resources, and an opportunity for the...
Mourning the Loss of H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest The staff of the Lenfest Center and North10, Philadelphia, along with our community partners in Hunting Park and East Tioga, would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of H. F. “Gerry”...